Lent Questions Day 40

lent 2014

46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last. Luke 23:46

 

With what is Jesus asking you to trust into His hands?

 

With today being Resurrection Day, what connotes “good, new life” to you?

 

Now that Lent is over, how do you see that your prayer has changed? Fasting? Spiritual awareness?

 

What does Christ want you to do in this next season of life?

 

 

Lent Questions Day 39

lent 2014

30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30

What did Jesus mean when He said: “It is finished”?

 

With Easter one day away, how do you feel about your Lenten season? Will you finish well?

 

Is there anything which you have started that you did not complete?

 

How can you work on that?

 

What task is Christ desirous for you to complete?

 

As Lent ends tomorrow, what will you walk away thinking was the most memorable?

 

Was there anything extremely difficult about Lent for you? Anything easier?

 

What lesson will  you take from Lent this year that you feel is the most memorable or life-altering?

 

Lent Questions Day 38

lent 2014

46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is,“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matthew 27:46

 

How have you felt abandoned? Alone? Desperate?

 

Where have you turned on those occasions? To whom or what have you looked to for peace, satisfaction, or relief?

 

Have you ever felt like God has turned His back on you?

 

Have you ever turned your back on God? Another?

 

How have you been crying out to God this Lent season? In what ways has God met you in your times of “abandonment”?